Beechcraft Corporation, a subsidiary of Textron Aviation Inc., a Textron Inc. (NYSE:TXT) company, announces at the Middle East and North Africa Business Aviation Association (MEBAA) conference in Dubai that the company is now offering Pratt & Whitney Canada PT6A-67A engines for improved performance on its King Air 350HW and King Air 350ER turboprops. In addition, the company is offering an increased gross weight option for these platforms, increasing the maximum takeoff weight to 17,500 pounds. Both enhancements are now FAA- and EASA-certified and offered as factory options for new aircraft or as aftermarket modifications.
In what some consider to be a surprise expansion move, STS Line Maintenance, a division of STS Aviation Group, plans to open aircraft maintenance stations in Boston, Burbank, Denver, Newark, New York (JFK), Orlando, Minneapolis, Omaha, Phoenix and Ft. Myers, following HAECO Americas Line Services’ announcement earlier this year that it would close its stations at those airports by Dec. 31.
Continental Motors Group™ Ltd. (CMG), an AVIC International Holding Corporation company, announces the launch of its new corporate website. With a modern look and improved functionality, it allows distributors, maintenance providers, mechanics and end-users to quickly find the information they need. It can also be used to gather data on replacement parts for Continental Motors engines and Continental Motors FAA-approved parts for LYCOMING®* engines; request quotes or technical data on manufactured Continental and Titan™ engines; and search the whole range of services offered by the group, in all locations around the world.
Textron Aviation Inc., a Textron Inc. (NYSE:TXT) company, announces its plans to showcase its versatile product lineup at this week’s Middle East and North Africa Business Aviation Association (MEBAA) conference in Dubai, including the show debut of the Cessna Citation Latitude midsize business jet. Also on display will be the Cessna Grand Caravan EX and the Beechcraft King Air 350i turboprops.
Hartzell Engine Technologies’ president, Mike Disbrow, announces that the company is reintroducing its Plane-Power ALT-FLX line of FAA/PMA-certified, 28V/150-amp to 14V/100-amp high output, belt-driven alternators.
Constant Aviation, offering full-service maintenance, repair, and overhaul with a nationwide network, announces that it has completed its 40th 96-month inspection on an Embraer Legacy 600 aircraft based in Nigeria.
Robert “Bob” Gould, president of Bravo Golf Aviation, is offering a new one-day, eight-hour “Aviation Human Factors Refresher and Update” course designed for flight departments and technicians with specific human factors subjects. This course is FAA-accepted for eight (8) hours Inspection Authorization renewal training and is an approved NBAA PDP course.
TRAXXALL Technologies, provider of an innovative aircraft maintenance tracking and inventory management system, announces that it will open a new office in Jacksonville, FL.
West Star Aviation announces it has received a supplemental type certificate (STC) for the installation of a Future Air Navigation System (FANS) controller pilot data link communications (CPDLC) application on F900B aircraft.
328 Support Services GmbH (328) is endorsed by Canada’s Transport Canada Civil Aviation (TCCA) with the award of broad maintenance approval. It allows 328 to undertake modifications and repairs on any Canadian-registered Dornier 328 aircraft, from avionic installations to complete aircraft conversions. The approval also enables 328 to distribute new, used or repaired Dornier 328 spare parts to Canada. With the new approval in place, spare parts and appliances will be delivered to Canadian customers under an EASA Form 1 "triple release" which means that it will be certified under EASA, FAA and TCCA regulations.